Start vCenter Server from the VMware vCenter Server Appliance.

Install the VMware vCenter Server Appliance and configure the database. See Configure Database Settings for the VMware vCenter Server Appliance and the vSphere Installation and Setup documentation.

You should also configure vCenter Single Sign On. See Configuring vCenter Single Sign On in the VMware vCenter Server Appliance.

1

Log in to the VMware vCenter Server Appliance Web console.

2

On the vCenter Server tab, select Summary.

3

Click Start vCenter.

You can now connect to vCenter Server using either the vSphere Client or the vSphere Web Client.